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Case Study – Custom Prototype Implementation

CASE STUDY CHALLENGE Roomations had a great idea for a platform that provided homeowners and do-it-yourself designers with tips and recommendations from experienced interior designers, made possible by the support of large retailers looking for new ways to reach target consumers. APPROACH Sphere helped Roomations establish proof of concept with a functional prototype

March 16, 2019

Why You Should Consider Upgrading Your Ruby on Rails Version

  It’s already been more than a year since Rails 5.0 was released — in fact, Rails 5.2 is now around the corner. Some of you may still be using version 4.2.x and feeling good about it. There’s nothing wrong with you. On the flip side, in my opinion, you should consider the

September 27, 2017

Hanami: A Full-featured, Lightweight Alternative to Ruby On Rails

  Hanami is a Ruby MVC web framework made up of small, single-purpose libraries that can be used independently.1 It promotes strong architecture through the use of plain objects, as opposed to magical, overly-complicated classes. Whereas Ruby On Rails is a noisy metropolis, containing functionality you may never need or use, Hanami lets

August 20, 2016

Why ROR Applications Should Consider Adding GoLang to Their Stack?

  Before Go, many companies used RoR as their primary framework for quick prototyping and placing their solution on the market as quickly as possible. To this day, RoR continues to win the position of being the most feature-rich and productive web framework. But sometimes, using an old instrument like RoR for anything

July 19, 2016

Quick tour on how Ruby on rails talks to the world

  A quick reminder about producing text messages in Ruby. Talk to the world The basic method for text output is puts from IO: puts “Hello World” # Hello World With interpolation it’s possible to insert some expression in a string: age = 2016-1990 puts “I’m #{age} years old” # I’m 26 years

April 5, 2016

Jenkins Installation for Ruby On Rails Complete Guide

  Automated testing is a commonly used practice. It saves you from boring routine and detects problems while you are developing your product. One tool which can help you with this is Jenkins, cross-platform, continuous integration, and continuous delivery application with a rich plugin ecosystem. To show how to use Jenkins for automation

February 4, 2016

How helpful Golang for Ruby On Rails Guides for Developers

  As the Ruby on Rails community becomes increasingly mature, additional time is spent optimizing different aspects of the program rather than creating a completely new web application. This means performance and memory consumption start to play a significant role in its day-to-day development. So now we have much more instantaneous communication, lots

February 2, 2016

How to collect aggregated statistics in a Ruby on Rails application?

  It is important to collect aggregated statistics so that management can analyze the data and make well-informed decisions.  Sphere was retained by a client in the recruiting industry who, among other things, needed to collect the following data: Total shifts posted Total hours posted Total shifts worked Total hours worked Average length

March 13, 2015